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Warning signIndustrial action is being taken by members of Unite The Union and Unison. This may affect council services over the coming weeks. Currently, bin collections are back on schedule. However, we expect them to be affected again after the bank holiday on Monday 7 May. Please refer to our website nearer the time for updates.

Gas and electricity tariffs

Be an Energy Shopper

Shopping around for a better deal on your gas and electricity can save you up to £200.  For an easy and impartial guide, visit energy regulator Ofgem's website.

Cold Weather Payment

Help with heating costs in very cold weather. You may qualify if you receive certain benefits. For more information, please visit the Government website.

Warm Home Discount Scheme

For winter 2016/17, you may qualify for £140 off your electricity bill if you receive the Guarantee element of Pension Credit. For more information, please visit the Government website.

Winter Fuel Payment

A payment of between £100 and £300 to help pay for your heating bills. You may qualify if you were born on or before 5 May 1953. For more information, please visit the Government website.